Some of these sites come from other private school counseling programs. Others have been recommended through professional organizations and fellow colleagues.
- Adolescent Health And Well-Being
- Alcohol, Tobacco And Other Drugs
- Adolescents as Learners and Brain Research
- Careers and Post Secondary Education
- Driving and the Law
National Mental Health Association
Many links to articles on mental, emotional, and physical health.
Information on health and developmental issues for teens
GLSEN, or the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Hard Lessons for Sleep in Teenagers (New York Times)
Understanding Your Teen's Emotional Health (Familydoctor.org)
The Myth of the Perfect Girl
Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Happiness in School and Life
Freedom from Chemical Dependency
Links to Resources for Parents and Students
Information on substance use and prevention
Links to many good sources.
Comprehensive portal of Federal resources
Information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
Offers current research on girls as learners
Dr. Mel Levine’s System
Describing learning styles of students
Leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD
OHSU Brain Institute
The Adolescent Brain/Tips to Improve Brain Function
Whole Brain Child
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
The Teenage Brain
A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Frances Jensen, MD and Amy Ellis Nutt
That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week
Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life
Living With Intensity
Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children
Clear and concise meditation instruction on a variety of meditation methods from various spiritual teachings, plus tranquil meditation tapes.
Mindfulness for Teachers
Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom